Catherine Ellis

Catherine Ellis is the founder of Audio Memoir, an oral history service that captures her clients’ personal and professional stories using techniques honed by decades of interviewing and broadcast experience. A longtime producer for American Radio Works®, Ellis has covered twentieth-century American race relations and critical events such as Hurricane Katrina and the Great Recession. She is a co-editor (with Stephen Drury Smith) of Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches, Say It Loud: Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity, and Free All Along: The Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Interviews and (with Peter Bearman, Stephen Drury Smith, and Mary Marshall Clark) of After the Fall: New Yorkers Remember September 2001 and the Years That Followed, all published by The New Press. Ellis holds a PhD in anthropology from Columbia University, where she studied the competing memories of Jim Crow segregation in the South. She lives in Belmont, Massachusetts.

Books by Catherine Ellis

After the Fall
New Yorkers Remember September 2001 and the Years That Followed

Mary Marshall Clark, Peter Bearman, Catherine Ellis, Stephen Drury Smith

Say It Loud
Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity

Catherine Ellis, Stephen Drury Smith

Say It Plain
A Century of Great African American Speeches

Catherine Ellis, Stephen Drury Smith